Ford’s Theater

Museum in Washington, DC | Indoor | For Elementary Age - Teens

"The site of Lincoln’s assassination, Ford’s Theatre offers museum exhibits, live theatre and immersive learning." Museum tours are self-guided and 30 minutes long. You need to book ahead of time on their website.

fords theater with kids

Ford's Theater. Photo credit: Wknight94 Creative Commons, link here.

Hours & Tickets

  • Hours: See website because it varies.
  • Free or Paid: Paid
  • Cost: $3 Per Person
  • Buy Tickets in Advance: Yes
  • Website: Link


  • Restrooms: Yes
  • Parking Type: Street
  • Stroller/Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

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